The History of the US Open in California

  California is a top vacation destination for golf enthusiasts being home to several top rated golf courses. With the 2021 US Open returning to California this June, at the Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, now is the perfect time to take a look at the championship’s history in the region and reminisce Read more…

Gotta-Go Golf Destinations For 2020

A Look At Some Favorites, Near And Far
golf destinations Bandon Dunes Hole 16

Now that we’ve chewed our way through Thanksgiving, it’s time to get cooking on what golf destinations we’ll feast on in 2020. After all, if there’s one pursuit that merits extra calendar carve-out time and effort, it’s golf. Does anyone disagree? Didn’t think so. That’s why you’re here, right? Problem is, stuff happens, life unspools Read more…

A Five-Course Golf Thanksgiving Meal

What To Savor In The Greatest Game

What are you cooking up this Golf Thanksgiving? A quick pre-feast nine, perhaps? A Black Friday family round to escape the shopping throng? An, “OK, what the hell” Black Friday golf shopping spree, either in person (good luck!) or online? A golf movie marathon digestif, starting with “Tin Cup,” rolling through “Happy Gilmore” and “The Read more…

A National Golf Day Love Affair

A 1-Iron, The Open Road And A Personal Challenge
national golf day 1-iron story

Happy National Golf Day! Actually, as far as I’m concerned EVERY day is National Golf Day. If you’re reading this, you probably agree. For us diehards, there are 365 opportunities to tee it up every year, God (and frost delays, and thunderstorms, and snowstorms) willing. Still, this is our day. So, instead of spouting off Read more…

Bandon’s Sheep Ranch Emerges From The Fog

Work Underway On Resort’s Fifth Course
the sheep ranch

It was bound to happen. The mile of Oregon coastline just north of Bandon Dunes Golf Resort — a 400-acre parcel comprising golf’s Area 51, otherwise known as the Sheep Ranch — was just too tasty to keep off the public golf grid forever. Bandon founder Mike Keiser and his partner from their Recycled Paper Read more…